Bowes Lyon Court

Bowes Lyon Court, Poundbury, Dorchester

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Description

BOWES LYON COURT IS A SUPER FIRST FLOOR 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT AND WE WOULD ABSOLUTELY ENCOURAGE THAT THE PROPERTY AND DEVELOPMENT TO BE VIEWED TO APPRECIATE THE EXTENT OF THE FACILITIES AND THE WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY THIS PRESENTS TO LIVE IN THIS RETIREMENT LIVING PLUS DEVELOPMENT

This lovely apartment is situated on the first floor of this absolutely stunning development and is located adjacent to the library. The spacious accommodation is very well presented and provides a lovely living room with double doors to the balcony, a comprehensively equipped kitchen with a host of integrated appliances, a useful cloaks, two double bedrooms and a practical wetroom with walk-in shower.

Bowes Lyon Court is a prestigious development occupying a commanding position in the heart of Poundbury on Queen Mother Square. The development consists of 62 one and two bedroom apartments exclusively for those aged over 70. Bowes Lyon court offers the level of freedom needed to maintain your independence for longer in your own home, and live retirement to the full.
There is an on-site Estates team so residents can receive flexible, consistent care and support in their own home. All the external property maintenance including gardening and window cleaning is taken care of. In addition to privately owned luxury apartments the development also offers beautiful social spaces such as a club lounge, billiards room, table service restaurant, library, orangery, function room, laundry with washing machines and tumble dryer as well as a salon and guest suite where at least two guest can be accommodated for just a small charge.

For added peace of mind there is wheelchair accessibility to apartments and shared areas, the apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call system and an on-site estates manager.
For those unaware, Poundbury is a unique urban development influenced and overseen by Charles, Prince of Wales, reflecting his vision of new communities in the 21st century. There are numerous amenities within walking distance of Bowes Lyon court including Waitrose, the Duchess of Cornwall hotel and restaurant, dentists, a medical centre, and a mature woodland park.

Bowes Lyon Court has a friendly and thriving community of like-minded residents and offers many social and other activities that stimulate mind, body and soul. Of course there are no expectations of joining in all or any and residents can remain as private and independent as they wish.

ENTRANCE HALL

With solid 'Oak-veneered' entrance door having security spy-hole. This is a good-sized hallway with space for typical hall furniture. A security intercom system provides both a verbal and visual link (tuned to the home owner’s TV) to the main development entrance . Emergency pull cord, inset ceiling downlights. Large store/airing cupboard with light, shelving and housing the Gledhill cylinder operated by off-peak electricity supplying domestic hot water, there is a further store cupboard with light and shelving. A feature glazed-panelled door leads to the living room.

CLOAKROOM

With a modern white suite comprising of a back-to-the-wall WC with concealed cistern and corner wall-hung wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Ceiling spot light fitment and vinyl flooring.

LIVING ROOM

This is a comfortable and welcoming room where the eye is immediately drawn to the attractive Georgian styled double doors providing access to the lovely balcony. there is open access to the super Kitchen.

BALCONY

Providing that all important access to the outdoor space. A small balcony that overlooks the quiet street below and being close to the front corner of the development also provides an outlook down Peverell Avenue West with greater passing interest.

KITCHEN

A beautifully appointed kitchen with an attractive range of 'soft white' fitted units with contrasting woodblock effect laminated worktops and matching upstands, incorporating a stainless steel single drainer sink unit. Comprehensive range of integrated appliances comprising; a Neff ceramic hob with concealed extractor over and contemporary glass splashback, Neff waist-level oven with latest ‘tilt and slide’ door, matching microwave oven and concealed fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Ceiling spot light fitting and plank-effect vinyl floor covering.

BEDROOM ONE

Pleasing full-height, electrically operated Georgian sash-styled window allowing for a flood of natural light. Door to built-in wardrobe with auto light, shelving, hanging space and drawer unit. Emergency pull cord.

BEDROOM TWO

Electronically operated Georgian sash-styled double glazed window. This room is currently in use as a dining room, demonstrating the flexibility of the accommodation.

WETROOM

A wet room facility with modern white suite comprising; back-to-the-wall WC with concealed cistern, vanity wash-basin with under sink store cupboard and worktop over, Mirror with integrated light, walk-in level access shower with both raindrop and traditional shower attachments, well positioned grab rails, extensively tiled walls, wet room slip resistant flooring, electric heated towel rail, ceiling spot light fitment, emergency pull cord.

GENERAL

The property enjoys underfloor heating provided by a communal boiler system for which usage is metered and charged through the service charge. The heating is complimented by an economical ‘Vent-Axia’ state-of-the art heat exchange system. There is underground parking at Bowes Lyon Court available on a permit basis with a charge of currently £250 per annum. However Poundbury is unique insomuch as there are no restrictions on parking any of the surrounding roads, therefore there is always ample parking available nearby.

SERVICE CHARGE

• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas and the underfloor heating of the apartments
• 24 hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas, including the four lifts to all floors.
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
• One hour of domestic support per week is included in the service charge
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your Estates Manager, your water rates, our 24 hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas and all external window cleaning, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or Estates Manager.

CAR PARKING - Permit Scheme applies

Parking is by allocated space, the fee is currently £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the Estates Manager on site for availability.

LEASEHOLD

Ground Rent £510 p.a.
Lease 125 Years from 2016

Features

  • Camera Door Entry System
  • Guest Suite
  • Estate Manager
  • 24 Hour Emergency Careline system
  • Homeowners lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Lifts to all floors
  • Laundry
  • Extra Care Packages available by arrangement
  • To arrange an appointment to view please telephone 0345 5564104

Property Consultant

Paula Squire, Senior Property Consultant - Southern England

Paula Squire

01202 508081

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